|Jewel Encrusted Butterfly Wing Explosions by Robert Moran|
This is a rare video recording of Robert Moran’s groundbreaking “Jewel Encrusted Butterfly Wing Explosions” which was commissioned and performed by the Youth Chamber Orchestra of the Oakland Symphony in 1968, and aired on KQED -TV of San Francisco. During the preparation of the performance, we hear Charles Shere interview composer Robert Moran, in which he discusses the partially aleatoric score which calls on the performers to musically interpret an experimental film by Rick Paup and Jack...
Keywords: Music; Orchestral Music; New Music; Aleatory Music; Mixed Media; Interview
|Other Minds Festival: OM 6: Concert 1-2 and Artist Forums - Other Minds|
The 6th Other Minds Festival was held March 16-18, 2000 at the Theatre Artaud, in San Francisco. Concert 1: Guest Artistic Director Carl Stone begins the proceedings with some introductory remarks and then introduces all the featured composers as they gather on stage for a group photo. The first concert then begins with: The Three Strange Angels, Peter Garland Greetings [Lyrics (Arabic): Ismail Hasan], Hamza El Din Escalay (Water Wheel), Hamza El Din Memory Pieces, David Lang Solo Improvisations...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Other Minds Festival; OM 6; new music; music; lecture; panel discussion; Popular music; Aleatory music; 20th century classical; String quartets; Turntablism; Sampling (Sound); Group identity Music; Philosophy and aesthetics